Inaugural Meeting of the Healthy Aging Affinity Group

4 October 2023 / Registration Closed

Format: Online meeting via videoconference (Zoom)

Purpose of meeting: To raise awareness about healthy aging and why philanthropy should get more involved.

Objectives of the meeting:

  • Understand healthy aging and identify what is at stake
  • Exchange information with key players and get inspired by great initiatives
  • Promote philanthropic engagement and strengthen national coordination of healthy aging funding
  • Discuss how other funding areas overlap and align with healthy aging

Tentative Agenda:

1:00-1:20 Welcome/Introductions – Jean-Marc Mangin, President & CEO, PFC

Welcome remarks and context setting.

1:20-2:20 Presentations

  • Kahir Lalji, Provincial Director, Government Relations & Government Programs, United Way B.C: What is happening in the sector and what are the needs?
  • Lindsay Goldman, CEO, Grantmakers in Aging: Current trends in the Aging Sector and their impact
  • Sandi Pelly, Director, Older Adults, The Waltons Trust: Why are we investing in the aging sector and what is our focus?

2:20-2:50 Remarks from Christy Moorhead, ED, Waltons Trust followed by a discussion with participants.

  • What we heard and where do we go from here?

2:50-3:00 Wrap-up, conclusion and next steps


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